The Shemwell Family

William L “Willie” CarterAge: 64 years18931957

Name
William L “Willie” Carter
Given names
William L
Surname
Carter
Nickname
Willie
Birth July 26, 1893 40 35
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Death of a paternal grandmotherCatherine C “Katie” McMillan
October 20, 1898 (Age 5 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 24 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a son
#1Ellis O Carter
May 15, 1922 (Age 28 years)
Death of a fatherWilliam Malcolm Carter
September 27, 1922 (Age 29 years)
Death of a brotherThomas “Tommie” Carter
July 22, 1928 (Age 34 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a motherMary Elizabeth “Mollie” Durham
February 13, 1940 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death of a brotherDorsey Carter
November 1, 1953 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 56 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterAddie Carter
November 27, 1955 (Age 62 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 52 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death August 15, 1957 (Age 64 years)
Last change November 12, 201609:18:27

by: Barry Shemwell
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elder brother
Thomas “Tommie” Carter
Birth: April 9, 1876 23 18Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 22, 1928Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder brother
Dorsey Carter
Birth: August 2, 1878 25 20Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 1, 1953Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States
2 years
elder sister
Addie Carter
Birth: September 10, 1880 27 22Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: November 27, 1955Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Nannie Carter
Birth: March 15, 1883 30 25Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 4, 1886Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
5 years
elder sister
Margaret Ruth Carter
Birth: March 22, 1888 35 30Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 17, 1959Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
3 years
elder sister
Betsy Carter
Birth: October 8, 1890 37 32Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: July 12, 1975El Centro, Imperial, California, United States
3 years
himself
William L “Willie” Carter
Birth: July 26, 1893 40 35Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 15, 1957Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
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himself
William L “Willie” Carter
Birth: July 26, 1893 40 35Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 15, 1957Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
wife
Cora B Daniel
Birth: July 5, 1900Tennessee, United States
Death: January 23, 1970Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
son
Ellis O Carter
Birth: May 15, 1922 28 21Tennessee, United States
Death: June 16, 2003New Johnsonville, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States
son
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